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Apr 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
moving toward the split. 66, good morning, virginia. heading eastbound, plus five minutes if you are making a trip between 50 and 123. that's congestion. 495 in virginia. finding lanes wide open and incident free from the wilson bridge to the american legion. over to you. >>> at the top of the hour, we focus on campaign 2010 in maryland. and the free state's governor is going for a second term. today martin o'malley will make it official he is running for re-election. he will kick off his campaign this morning in baltimore. governor o'malley and lieutenant governor an anthony brown will visit largo, rockville and war dorff later in the day. >> reporter: polls show eave o'malley with a slight lead over ehrlich. >>> governor o'malley is telling state lawmakers they did a good job trying to lure grum drum to the free state, but the defense contractor is moving its headquarters to virginia instead. new this morning, official word from the company. kristin fisher is live in arlington with the story. >> reporter: good morning, andrea, both virginia and maryland have been courting northrop
CBS
Apr 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
back to our real time map. the worst spot in virginia is definitely this long sea of red on 95 heading southbound, it's going to take close to two hours right now to get from 495 all the way to triangle. this is without any incidents out there either and finally, as i said earlier, cherry blossom festival in full swing, as you can see at 14th and independence. a lot of traffic. a lot of people walking the streets. be careful and my advice for today and the rest of the weekend, please take public transportation. guys, back to you. >> all right patranya. police say one woman and a teenage girl were attacked inside a metro station garage. investigators think the same man is behind the assaults at the largo town center station. they don't know why metro waited so long to tell the public. more on this story. deborah: >> the first rape police say happened on the fourth level of this garage. now, people we talked with say they are not happy about not being alerted. >> it is scary to know that a rape happened right here. it would have been nice to be told about it. >> metro riders reac
CBS
Apr 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
in dc, maryland and virginia. they say rust from road salt is to blame. >>> now get outside to the evening rush hour. patranya bhoolsuwan is in the 9 news now traffic center. looks still a little bleak out there. >> that's right. as you heard devon lucie say earlier showers are moving in. use caution and take it slow wherever you go this friday night. 95 in virginia we are seeing late volume here, especially between dale city and triangle. a 20-minute commute and the prince william parkway accident, that has moved to the right shoulder. that's good news for drivers in that stretch. and delays are breaking up nicely on 495, west of town here from the toll road past the american legion to 270. people are going at speed. watch for delays between university and 95. and finally, going to take metro tonight, watch for delays on the red line. also this weekend, a lot of delays expected on metro because so many things are happening and the nats and caps game. united in town. combine that with scheduled track maintenance. it will be a long wait for a lot of riders. back to you. >>> we have
CBS
Apr 30, 2010 7:00pm EDT
until the cause of the disaster is found. but virginia's governor bob mcdonnell is pushing the administration to continue plans of exploratory drilling off the coast of virginia. he says you don't ground every plane after one crashes and we can't stop drilling for oil. virginia's democrats do not agree. >> this is not just some idle, you know, imaginative risk. this is real risk that virginia will be incurring. >> reporter: moran admittedly favors holding drilling in virginia. and vendors at a seafood market are ordering as much shrimp as they can. environmental protection agency launched a website to keep us all informed of the health environmental impacts of the big spill. you can get there by logging on to wusa9.com. just click on 9 news extras. >>> police are hoping you can help to find a missing 14-year- old. jose guevara was missing last night and they are worried about his age and status. >>> why the numbers don't add up between the public schools and the washington teachers union. slipped mastis was there when they brought their different versions of the story to city l
CBS
Apr 14, 2010 5:00am EDT
it. >>> the loudoun county, virginia, prosecutor will not press charges against a tennessee woman who put her adopted son on a flight back to russia. he says the fact the boy flew out of dulles airport does not give him jurisdiction. the mother returned him to a russian orphanage saying it failed to disclose his severe psychological problems. >>> a push to turn more health care over to nurses. that story is coming up. >>> and we are looking for better news from your department, how ward. >> we have dense fog in affect. we will let you know when we will get the better weather. it is coming. 9 news will return after this. >>> tuesday will not rank as a chamber of commerce days thanks to the gray skies, off and on rain and chilly temperatures. welcome back to 9 news now. hearn howard bernstein is here to. will the chamber of commerce be pleased with your forecast today. >> today, tomorrow and the first part of friday. >> you are messing up our weekend. >> a little cooler once again. don't plant the tinner stuff unless you are in the northern neck. we could have frosts for another week. w
CBS
Apr 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >>> and new information tonight in the investigation into that deadly mine explosion in west virginia. records now show the energy upper big branch mine was sited twice for violating federal safety rules on monday. the day of the blast. we do not know if those citations came before or after the explosion. the associated press is also reporting tonight that the emergency air safety system at the mine was not working on monday and had been broken for three months. tonight, rescue crews are drilling holes and trying to vent some of the poisonous gas out of that mine. >> we just can't take any chances of the rescue teams going into an area that could in and of itself cause a problem or explosion. >> we put an exhausting fan on that hole so we can measure the quality of air that is down in the mine. >> 25 miners died in monday's explosion. four others are still missing. >>> you heard it first at 7:00 last night and tonight, we are getting reaction to the governor's plan to bring back confederate history month. >> the first confederate battle flag. >> ed proudly displays the battle flag of
CBS
Apr 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
and one teacher were killed. parents of the victims have been working with virginia tech parents on closing the so- called gun show background check loopholes nationwide. >>> our time coming up on 6:30. arizona is a battleground for illegal immigration. sandra endo reports this plan will be in this spotlight on captiol hill today. >> reporter: tough new border security proposals in arizona. it's a big effort to curb illegal immigration which some in the state say is causing major problems. >> those crossing the border illegally are increasingly armed and the violence across our southern border and in arizona has increased. >> reporter: the state lawmakers passed what is considered some of the toughest border security legislation in the nation. local police would now be able to investigate a person's status, regardless of whether the individual is suspected of any other crime, which was the extent of the law before. the state's two republican senators are also pushing a 10- point plan which would include dispatching 3,000 national guard troops to the border. >> people are fed up and
CBS
Apr 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
road exit. outer loop is moving at speed. the beltway in virginia, those ramps should be reopening at 66 here as we take a live look near the little river, 236 exit and at the mixing bowl. the ramps should be opening about now. on 395 northbound. drivers are moving at speed from the beltway to the 14 t street bridge. and inbound new york avenue, you are clear all the way to the third street tunnel. back to you. >>> just as things appeared heading to back to normal in the skies over europe, another eruption from the volcano in iceland threatens to wreak havoc again. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live from dulles airport with more. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. there's some good news here. europe has started to allow some limited air traffic. in fact today flights took off from amsterdam and moscow, but, and here's the bad news, there is more volcanic ash from an even stronger eruption. scientists say the volcano is strengthening and say a new ash cloud is heading straight to europe which is threatening to keep the runways grounded a sixth straight da
CBS
Apr 26, 2010 12:00pm EDT
ohio. you can see new showers and storms trying to develop eastern ohio in to west virginia. that's where we will be watching this afternoon. if you are traveling south, you have hit the warmth jackpot. in the 50s but in the 70s near 80 in rich monday and norfolk. we will talk about how it will impact us the rest of the afternoon and the rest of the week when i see you at 12:15. >> thank you. >>> the cleanup continues in mississippi after a string of tornadoes ravaged that state killing at least ten people on saturday 6700s of home and businesses in rural mississippi were destroyed. the devastation has taken an emotional toll on those affected. >> i kept crying this morning. my husband kept saying what's wrong? i had to go in to town and buy a few things and everybody was saying something to you. well, what else can you do? if everybody keeps mentioning it, you know, you are going to cry. >> reporter: after hitting mississippi the storms continued to alabama where two deaths are blamed on the weather there. >>> a local university is investigating an alleged sexual assault on campus.
CBS
Apr 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, virginia governor is stirring more controversy tonight. he decided to allow state police chaplains to once again invoke jesus when offering official prayers at public events, even if they include citizens of other religions. as peggy fox reports, critics say that move takes virginia backwards. ♪ [ music ] >> at public memorial services, military chaplains are required to give only nondenominational prayers. that's been the policy for virginia state police chaplains until the governor reversed the order yesterday. mcdonnel is pandering to his conservative base, while offending virginiaens. >> the virginia government is standing before you and telling you that jesus is the way to salvation and you're jewish or muslim, they are telling you, you're excluded. you are a sinner. you aren't like the rest of us. it's inappropriate for someone acting as an agent of the government. the supreme court has said so. >> the governor does not believe the state should tell chaplains of any faith how to pray. he says religious officials of all faiths should be allowed to pray according to the dictates
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
virginia. it appears everything is back to normal and back at speed despite an earlier accident at braddock road. 395 northbound from the beltway to seminary looks like that delay is setting in. finally wrap up before that with 95. we are slow in two spots. the prince william parkway to lorton and again from the fairfax county parkway up to the mixing bowl. that's an extra ten minutes in the car right now and that delay is growing. back to you. >>> today both the private and public remembrance of dr. height. the civil rights legend died last week. kristin fisher is live in northwest washington with a look at what is happening today. kristin? >> that's right, andrea. dr. height's family, close friends and even dignitaries will be coming here for the private viewing and that's set to start at 9:00 this morning but yesterday it was the public's turn to pay their respects to dr. height. more than 1,000 people turned out on tuesday for the viewing here at the national council for negro women which height headed for four decades. the line wrapped around the building and stretched three city block
CBS
Apr 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, lindsey, thank you for that. west virginia's governor says family members of the men still missing after a mine explosion are holding on to a sliver of hope. but about an hour ago, officials announced the gas in the mine is too dangerous for rescuers to get back inside. this is all taking place in the tiny town of monte coal, west virginia. katherine brown has the latest. >> reporter: crews are making headway high above a west virginia mine where four men are still missing. they are drilling holes through a thousand feet of earth and rock. >> we put an exhausting fan on that hole. >> rescuers can't go back in until the gas gets vented out. investigators believe a buildup of methane contributed to the huge explosion that killed 25 miners on monday. but this is still a rescue operation until the other four miners are located. >> everyone is holding on to the hope that their dad or that's their brother or that's their son. >> crews on the surface are trying to send a signal to the missing men who may have been able to make it to an airtight chamber filled with food and water. >> the next op
CBS
Apr 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
. on the inner loop, to go eastbound 66, crash activity keeps the ramp closed. overall in virginia, not seeing any problems as far as the speed of drivers between 95 past braddick up towards this exit. as we move over to upper marlboro, this has been around since early this morning. eastbound 214 still closed at watkinsburg drive because of cash activity. you want to make a left onto watkins park and a right onto chestertown. then you go to kettering to make another right to access 214. route 4, route 5, 301, no problems to report out here. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, angie. >>> just when we were getting used to the sunshine, bad weather came in. we had heavy rains and strong winds that brought down power lines. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. just when we were getting used to the sunshine, the warm weather, it as starting to feel like summer. we had high winds and heavy rains that brought town several trees as you said. i'm standing in front of one of the biggest we've seen. this is a giant tree, and it has crashed into the town homes here in north
CBS
Apr 21, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> a northern virginia swim coach has been suspended from his job after being accused of sexually abusing one of his female swimmers. those accusations come from a missouri woman claiming her former coach sexually abused her when she was a teenage swimmer and now peggy fox reports that she game to manassas, even though the family prevented him from coaching again. >> i did not pay him to sexually molest my daughter. >> that's the voice of a kansas city mother whose now 21- year-old daughter filed a civil lawsuit against her former switch coach. 43-year-old robert. he is now employeed as a coach with the swimmers in manassas. >> he started sexually grooming her, befriending her, creating an atmosphere of, you know, all powerful, you need me. >> the suit also names u.s.a. swimming, swim clubs in missouri, and aaron dean, who is now the swimmers general manager. and was her supervisor in missouri. >> the mother of the plaintiff sent me this letter that her husband wrote two years ago. in it, he details the alleged misconduct of rob and says that he should be permanently barred from a
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Apr 18, 2010 8:30am EDT
last saturday. police say about 8,000 people gathered in harrissonburg, virginia. some folks who showed up started fights and threw bottles at the police. 30 people were arrested, and charges are pending. >>> d.c. tourism officials are reporting a good showing for the easter spring break and the cherry blossom festival. officials say the cherry blossom event may have set a new record including the second highest day ever for metro ridership. hotel officials say many of those visitors were just in town for the day and hotel business was actually off slightly. >>> in massachusetts a 15-year- old girl killed herself after being bullied relendlessly and the tragedy is spotlighting a trend. you no longer have to be in school to be tormented. now the bullies come to you via the internet. 42% of kids have been bullied while on line and 53% have admitted to having said something mean or hurtful to another person on line. here's a look at how college students are now targeting each other using a controversial website as their weapon. >> reporter: it's all in plain sight on the worldwide w
CBS
Apr 27, 2010 4:30am EDT
grumman is moving corporate headquarters to virginia. it is not certain where in virginia but governor mcdonnell will come to arlington tomorrow to make the announcement. northrop grumman headquarters currently have 300 people. they provide aerospace, electronics information, shipbuilding and technical services. >>> both virginia and maryland are in the top ten rankings of states with mortgage fraud. maryland is sixth in the 2009 rankings while virginia is tenth. compared to last year, maryland is lower but just one spot and virginia rooked up to 24th in 2008. >>> in the news now, crews are racing to seal off an under water oil well that is spilling 42,000-gallons a day in to the gulf of mexico. the well began to leak after it exploded last week. repair crews are trying to use a remote control sub to reach the well head. it could reach the shore in as little as three days. >>> the brother of the late polish president says he will run in the election to replace his twin killed in a plane crash earlier this month. he says he will continue the mission of his brother and the others who die
CBS
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
. in all it seeks $10 million. >>> west virginia's governor is asking for the same guy that handled the sago mine disaster to look in to the explosion last week. he is the head of the safety administration. they say upper big branch should have received a warning letter in october about a potential pattern of safety violations, but a computer program failed to include eight citations at the mine. >>> time for another "living $mart" report and jessica doyle has more on the warning about a lexus suv. >> that's right. of course you told people about this consumer warning at this time yesterday. the news is consumer reports urging people not to guy the lexus gx-460 because of safety problems and now toyota told lexus dealers to stop selling the 2010 suv until the problem is fixed. in one of consumer reports emergency handling tests the suv was shown losing control in a way that could lead to a rollover, raising the risk of serious injury or death. toyota is providing a loaner car for drivers too concerned to continue to driving the gs- 460. the don't buy warning is a rarity from consumer re
CBS
Apr 26, 2010 5:00am EDT
storm in ohio with rain in to pennsylvania, west virginia. northern virginia and maryland. southern areas are still quiet. often live doppler hd, i want to show you the action to the west and northwest this morning across parts of the shenandoah valley. you can see it from bentonville and front royal across 66. as you get out of faulkier county between that and i-81. heavier rain to the north and east. seen it in loudoun county also, moving north of poolesville. that will get in to frederick county and the west side of 270. there you are seeing more moderate showers. as we go up north on 15 up through gettysburg heavier showers. on the weather computer, talk temperatures with you. low to mid-50s. south 57 in fredericksburg. we will see a day with more showers occasional thunder. highs mid-60s to low 70s on the south side of our suburbs. angie. >> thank you, howard. hey, everybody. a minute after the 5:00 hour. we are here to jump start your workweek and begin with a look at a realtime graphic. zoom in and look at 95 and the bw parkway. smooth sailing heading southbound toward 495. s
CBS
Apr 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
, huge delays just yet. we'll wrap with a look at virginia. with those taillights on 66 headed eastbound, they're clearly below speed between route 50 and route 23. back to you. >> thanks, angie. >>> president obama says the plan to allow drilling off the shore of virginia is part of a larger energy plan. the president made his announcements yesterday at andrews air force base. he says energy independence is a national security issue. mr. prom is lifting the ban on drilling 50 miles off the coast. new drilling could begin in two years. the president has a supporter in the move, virginia governor bob mcdonnell, a republican. >> when you were just a candidate -- when i was a candidate for governor, i talked about virginia being the energy capital of the east coast and it would take a comprehensive approach to energy development, that we needed to use all of virginia's natural resources. >> environmental groups like the sierra club opposed the president's plan saying it could do eeklogical damage. >>> some healthcare advocates nationwide and on the hill are calling for a tax on so
CBS
Apr 26, 2010 6:00am EDT
495 in virginia. 95 to 66 a different story. pretty much smooth sailing. everybody is moving at speed on i-66, the eastbound trip it is slow between 50 and nutley. happy to report no incidents or accidents at this time. on the outer loop in maryland, we take it north of the district from university to georgia dropping speeds a bit. and 95 southbound this is something new to tell you about it appears we have an accident near the park and ride and that's the only incident on 95. nothing to report on the bw parkway. over to you. >>> a consequence of our bad weather, power outages. at last check 1600 power customers in washington and frederick counties, maryland are without power all because of those storms which moved through last night. our cameras caught the downpour in frederick, maryland. up to three inches fell in that part of the region. some people reported hail. fortunately no reports of any major damage this morning. >>> the cleanup continues this morning in mississippi. a string of tornadoes ravaged the state, killing at least ten people on saturday. hundreds of homes and busin
CBS
Apr 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
traveling southern west virginia to roanoke and you will see some of that action. you can see it across kentucky, ohio and in to tennessee. a couple of sprinkles overnight. we are saying good-bye to it as it is across southern maryland. switch over to doppler hd. you will see across st. mary's county and dahlgren, a couple of sprinkles and central in to southern calvert county near lusby, prince frederick heading to cambridge and south and east and that's the last of it this morning. a little on the cool side, a light wrap as we call it of 40s and 50s but we have spots in the shenandoah valley out west in the 40s. going to 70 later. it is 5:00 straight up. angie has a look at the friday commute. >> tgif. man, feels great to say that. let's begin with a look at 95. we take it live outside. nice drive dumfries to the micking bowl. as you move to the realtime graphics, route 4, route 5, 301 is all incident and accident free. a check on the outer loop in maryland shows things are moving 95 and 270 both ways. inner loop is okay. 95 and bw parkway. all the construction earlier has cleared out
CBS
Apr 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
, virginia, what's up on 66. lanes are wide open through gainesville and centreville to inside the beltway. speaking of 495 and 123. not going to be able to access the ramp going northbound. outer loop is checking out fine 95 to 66 and speaking of 95 no delays dumfries to the mixing bowl. back to you. >>> montgomery county police are verdicting whether students at two local schools made and distributed sexually explicit photographs which were told on school grounds. the child pornography scandal involves children at pile middle school and whitman high school. andrea mccarren has more. >> reporter: in the halls of pyle middle school, an ipod touch containing a dozen sexually explicit images of students was a hot commodity. >> some nudity. some of the photos were scantily clad. there wasn't any kind of acts or anything that we know of. >> reporter: a small group of boys allegedly sold access to the still photos and even videos at school for anywhere from 3 to $15. >> most kids at the school have seen the pictures. they were distributed, you know, and it does seem bad. >> everybody mu
CBS
Apr 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
burying the miners who died in monday's explosion in west virginia. hundreds of people turned out for the two funerals today. at the same time rescuers made their fourth attempt to get into that mine and try and find the four miners who are still missing. 25 miners died in blasts -- in the blast on monday. today the mother of one of those miners said her son, josh napper was sent home last friday after complaining about the ventilation at the upper big branch facility. then he wrote letters to his mother, his fiance and 19-month- old daughter telling them all that he would be looking down on them from heaven if anything ever happened to him. >>> one big question after the explosion is what happens next in the mining industry. it's one of the questions being tackled on this sunday's platts energy week. >> for the safety question congress has to act. it will be impossible for them no have gotten -- to have gotten close in 2008 and stop now. we need to see tighter regulation of the overseer of mining safety. >> you can see more of the conversation that sunday morning 8:00 a.m. right
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Apr 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
-- pornographers. >>> on the cam tuesday of virginia tech -- campus of virginia tech, this has been a campus to recollect. >> people came to honor the 32 students and staff killed in a campus shooting spree three years ago today. the day included a 3.2-mile run and the release of 32 balloons in honor of the lives taken. >> this school meant so much to lesli. she felt so much a part of home here. >> that is tony sherman talking about his daughter lesli and the high school she attended west springfield. she was among the shooting victims at virginia tech. today west springfield high dedicated its newly surfaced track in memory of lesli, a model student and athlete. west springfield also awarded a college scholarship in her way. >>> democrats jim moran, bobby scott and gerald conley sent letters to urge a bill that lets private gun sellers to do backgrounds checks. >>> another matter now headed to capitol hill is whether to give the district a member of congress who has full voting rights. they'll bring up a bill for a vote next week. >>> and now president obama is strongly urging lawmakers to pas
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Apr 25, 2010 6:00pm EDT
held this afternoon for the 29 men killed in the west virginia coal mine explosion earlier this month. chief among the mourners was president obama. our chief white house correspondent chief reed is in beckley, west virginia, tonight. >> 29 crosses for the 29 lives lost in the upper big branch mine in the tradition of mining country, a helmet carefully placed on each by members of the family. ♪ >> reporter: president obama and vice president biden came to beckley, west virginia to, offer words of comfort for the families and praise for the victims of the deadliest u.s. mining disaster in 40 years. >> all this hard work, all that hardship, all the time spent underground, it was all for the families. >> reporter: a preliminary federal report says the cause of the explosion was probably a build-up of methane gas or coal dust or both. the report criticized massey energy company for its long history of safety violations at the mine. massey says there will be accountability if there was improper conduct. the president says miners deserve to be treated the way they treat each other, like f
CBS
Apr 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
virginia. 66 eastbound. we are doing great through manassas, centreville and beyond. beltway in virginia, happy to report the construction at telegraph is gone. and i can't recollect over to you. >>> earlier this year, northrop grumman announced plans to move to our region and now we know the world's fourth largest defense contractor is moving the corporate headquarters to northern virginia. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live with more. good morning, kristin. >> good morning. both virginia and maryland have been courting northrop grumman since last january when the company announced it wanted to move to the washington area. the company made its decision. it will be moving its headquarters to one of two locations in northern virginia, it is either at a site out near dulles airport or right here in crystal city where, as we all know already has several defense contractors in the area and of course we can't forget it is practically next door to the pentagon. i want to share with you what the north rom grumman had to say about this big move on monday. he said. >>> northrop g
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Apr 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
duty and the officer could face criminal charges. >>> police in manassas, virginia, are trying to identify a body found in a pond last night. the man was found in the water between georgiaen county around 10:30, as well. he was found two hours after police first got the call. manassas city police tell 9 news it is possible the body is a man who's been missing in the area since wednesday. >>> police in montgomery county think two people may be involved in the murder of brian betts. the shea middle school principal was found dead inside of his silver spring home. a witness reports seeing a car leave the alley behind brian betts ' home. someone else may have taken his suv. it was found a day later. so far it hasn't given investigators anything to go on. police are desperate for a witness that may come forward and give them a big clue. >> if anyone saw anything suspicious that night and haven't spoken to detectives we need to hear from him. we want input on this case. >> reporter: a private service was held for brian betts in manassas, virginia yesterday. there will be a public memori
CBS
Apr 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
fredericksburg, virginia and looks like it has cleared. this is 95 northbound at route 17. move over to route 395 an show you the commute in to dc. as we take you to 66 lanes are wide open out of gainesville to centreville and beyond and then we are seeing drivers at speed and no fog to deal with this morning, unlike yesterday on 270 out of frederick past 121 to the spur. 95 southbound. we are dealing with construction between 198 and powder mill. we know along the way you will lose part of the right lane and northbound we have construction on the same stretch but we are hearing the lanes are open. back to andrea. >>> a second prince georges county police officer has been suspended in connection with this beating of a university of maryland student captured on videotape last month. the department says its investigating two other officers in the incident. as gary reports it is expanding its investigation to include additional incidents of possible police abuse that same night. >> reporter: in a year's old unruly tradition, university of maryland students blocked route 1 after a big basketball
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Apr 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
virginia property to the holdings resort at glade springs. jim justice won't say how much he paid in the deal he describes as a bailout. they sufferd with the economy. justice says it's been profitable more than the green briar. >>> a european airline installing vending machines on planes to cut cost. passengers on ripe will be able to buy drinks sandwiches and snacks reducing the number of night attendants. >> you have to wait until you get at cruising altitude. we are safing quarters for the vending machine. tell us how to save more money. >> we are getting secrets from those coupon shoppers galore. we will make coupons work for you this morning. >>> michelle obama welcomes spring with the help of legal elementary school students. replanted the white house garden assisted by students from bancroft elementally and holland elementary. one thousand pounds of food harvested was used at the white house and area homeless shelters. >>> happy ending for puppies, three rottweiler puppies were found near death in northwest washington. they had collars too tight and one had a rubber band embedded
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Apr 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >>> now, to the latest on the rescue effort at that west virginia coal mine. crews leading the operation hope to pump enough safe air down into the mine that they can send down rescue teams very soon. here is the governor. >> that's basically the news we have right now. they're preparing all of the -- all of them are prepared for the plant to go in and rescue and to help. >> those rescue teams did make it in but explosive levels forced them right back out again. monday's explosion killed 25 miners. they hope to locate four miners that are still missing alive, but they could be inside any number of emergency chambers stocked with food, water and air. >>> now the controversy created by virginia governor bob mcdonnell when he claimed virginia confederate month. it failed to mention slavery. he later apologized and he denounced slavery as evil. george mason university associate professor jeremy mire does not think the controversy is going to do him any long-term damage. >> most of the people who are angry about this didn't vote for him. this is not a major scandal or problem for th
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Apr 11, 2010 8:30am EDT
. >>> virginia's governor declares april history month. honoring confederate soldiers. more on the controversy. >> this particular flag here, my wife made this. this was the very first confederate gun flag. >> reporter: he proudly displays the battle flag of the confederacy and the stars and bars. >> my ancestors were part of that. and i feel proud of that. >> reporter: so much so he has written books about his great grandfather's and nearly a dozen ancestors who fought in the civil war. >> this is a confederate flag, the first national confederate flag. >> reporter: he said the conflicts fought on battlefields in virginia were not about slaves but preserving the constitution and individual rights. he embraces the move that governor bob mcdonnell proclaimed. >> that is crazy. >> reporter: virgin anns acted with strong emotions. >> i know we're virginia but that is ridiculous. that he would do that and not refer to slavery, either? i mean, this guy is just a real idiot, i think. >> not everything needs to be remembered. it was a very painful, unpleasant part of this country's histor
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Apr 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
advisory. and they are well into the beltway on the virginia side as you get more into the rural area and the suburbs, you'll have to watch for temperatures, 32 and below. talk about your wakeup weather in just a few more minutes and what to expect coming up in your full forecast. >> it was a violent day in the district of columbia. three people are wounded tonight after a separate shooting. dc police say that two men were found shot in northwest. near the intersection of north capitol and o street. another man found shot in the 1100 block of north street and northeast washington. and all of the victims are reported to be in fatal condition tonight. investigators say that they have no suspects in custody at this hour. new information about a delaware pediatrician accused of molesting more than 100 patients. hospital visuals are now revealing their investigated a complaint in 1996, that dr. earl bradley touched young female patients inappropriately. a nurse complained to the medical center about the way that bradley obtained urine samples from young girls. bradley faces 471 charges inc
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Apr 29, 2010 11:00pm EDT
virginia and tonight andrea mccarren paid them a visit to see how it worked out there. >> reporter: when prince williams county passed a newbill similar to arizona's new law, there was demonstrations expressing both outrage and praise for the unprecedented move. >> since the law went into effect, we have thousands of illegal aliens leaving our community. the crime rate dropped by 38 % in two years. >> reporter: corey stewart says the community has been transformed for the better. more than 2300 illegal immigrants have been deported. >> we ended up changing our policy just a little bit to check essentially everybody who is arrested for any crime whatsoever. that eliminated the possibility of racial profiling. >> our county was severely hurt economically. many, many people left this county. prince williams has had some of the biggiest depreciation of homes of anywhere in the area. >> reporter: nancy lyle says the law devastated prince william county and continues to undermind public safety. >> people don't come forward to testify as witnesses. they're afraid to do that. they're afrai
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Apr 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
planning to protest virginia tech university. the west baptist church claims the school is cursed by god because it promotes homo sexuality and idol worshiping. several tech students plan a peaceful counter protest against what they say is the church's hate speech. >>> washington region is home to the best real estate values in the country. gm-s highly publicized car is ready for you to take a test drive. it's 4:36, we'll be right back. >>> no issues on the toll road in virginia this morning. time for the first living smart report of the morning. jessica doyle is here with the headlines. >>> we will see if wall street will make a come back after taking small losses. overnight asian stocks headed higher. here it's the start of a new quarter on wall street. we will get key economic reports including construction spending and unemployment. today the automakers will report sales numbers and analysts are betting on gains. checking the numbers, dow stands this morning at 10,856. after falling more than 50 points yesterday. nasdaq also took a hit, down 13 points. sp500 off four points. >>>
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Apr 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
minutes from 4 the 5 to -- 495 to 70/100. 395 in virginia, beautiful shot. sun getting ready to set, traffic easing between the 14th street bridge and mixing bowl. back to you. >>> topper has the forecast. maybe a jacket but no hat? >> yeah, no hat. we've stepped back into april. here's your forecast first. for tonight clear skies. you will need a jacket later tonight. it will be chilly, upper 30s in the suburbs. mid-40s downtown. winds light out of the southwest at 5 to 10. temperatures now, still around 0, a couple of -- 60, a couple of 50s here and there. 60 downtown. 60 gaithersburg. also in frederick. when we come back we talk about the 70s. we'll step in may tomorrow. you know what that means, showers. >>> still to come -- carrying on about carry-ons. how congress is fighting the latest airline fees but first, some encouraging news about an industry that brings millions of dollars into our area. >>> good news about the chesapeake bay blue crab population. >> blue crab population is actually roaring back and actually coming back stronger than many ever would have predicted. onc
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Apr 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
clear through centreville. take it to the beltway in virginia. 95 to 66 a lot of construction sites here. little river turnpike near the 66 exit also near route 50 and the 495 and speaking of 95 is how we wrap up out of fredericksburg. lanes are wide open. back to you. >>> day two of the nuclear security summit gets underway in a few hours at the washington convention center. president obama is hoping to get world leaders to agree to secure all vulnerable nuclear weapons worldwide within four years. tara mergener has more. >> president obama hopes by the end of today world leaders will agree on a plan to keep nuclear materials out of the hands of terrorists. >> the threat of nuclear terrorism is real. it is serious. it is growing. >> reporter: the president's counterterrorism chief stressed the need for urgency on monday. he warned that al-qaeda is actively looking for the key ingredients for a nuclear bomb and someone who could assemble it. >> we cannot wait any longer before we lock down these stockpiles. >> reporter: as part of an effort to secure the materials within four years,
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Apr 26, 2010 4:30am EDT
new showers to the west up and down the 81 corridor through west virginia north and west of washington this morning. over on live doppler 9000 hd we will take you on a tour of the of the region. south and east of town it is quiet. in the shenandoah valley over to areas south just south and east of woodstock that will pass through i-66 maybe around strasburg in a while and then moving to the northeast, 20 to 30 miles an hour. on loudoun county out of berryville in to purcellville, that's a rough ride. some heavier downpours with that and up to meyersville and hagerstown. montgomery montgomery county, howard county up to mount scary carroll county seeing light sprinkles. we will go to the 60s to low 70s in low 70s with cooler air for the day. i will let you know when we will clear out. right now it is time for traffic with angie. ever hello early risers. glad you could join us on this monday morning. 95 -- 95 and the bw parkway, so far so good. smooth commute from baltimore to powder mill. as we show you the inner and outer loop slick pavement to deal with but this is north of the distri
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Apr 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
now to the latest on that deadly mine explosion that occurred in west virginia. rescue crews have finished drilling the first hole, but there is still no response from the four workers trapped under ground since monday's deadly mine explosion. katherine brown has the latest from west virginia. >> reporter: crews are making steady progress, drilling down into the west virginia mine where four men are still missing. >> they decided to put a third hole beside it, because that will give them more ability to extract, if you will, and vent. >> they are cutting through a thousand feet of earth to ventilate poisonous gases. >> if you are a miner under ground and heard the drill drilling, you knew people would be coming after you. >> monday's massive under ground explosion killed 25 miners and sent two to the hospital. four other men have not been located and the hope is that they made it to an airtight chamber stocked with food and water. the families are comforting one another as they wait for any word from under ground. some 15,000 west virginiaens work in the mines and live with the da
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Apr 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
>>> digging in. the last ditch effort to rescue four missing west virginia coal miners. >> i believe that families are relieved and knowing that this process is starting which the end will be near. >>> back in the swing. tiger woods doesn't miss a beat in his return to competitive golf. >>> and family reunion. two neighbors in canada find out they have a lot in common. >> would have a been exceptional, but across the road is something amazing. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. this morning, rescue crews are making a last ditch mad dash into that west virginia coal mine to look for four trapped miners. they were buried by an explosion monday that killed 25 others. it terrell brown is in naoma, west virginia with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. a decision had to be made soon. time is running out to potentially save the lives of those four missing miners. and in the mid
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Apr 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
anniversary of the deadly shooting spree at virginia tech. the gunman killed 32 classmates and faculty. many of the students who were attending the blackburg school at the time of the attack are poised to graduate next month. the school honored survivors at the memorial site. >>> the son of murdered holocaust museum guard participated in a national day of remembrance ceremony today at the u.s. capital. steven jones jr. was given the honor of holding the light as memorial candles were lit. today marks the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp. world war ii veterans and holocaust survivors were also on hand. >>> investigators say they have developed an important piece of evidence in the murder of virginia tech students, morgan harrington. her remains were found on a farm four months after disappearing from a concert. recently completed testing has determined that a t-shirt found in charlottesville in november belong to harrington. authorities are urging anyone with information in the case to come forward. >>> two georgetown university maintenance workers are in the
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Apr 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
fates are unknown after monday's explosion at the upper big branch mine in west virginia. officials there pulled rescuers back thursday due to dangerous levels of methane gas. as terrell brown reports, they have since resumed the search. >> reporter: rescue teams are back inside the upper big branch mines heading for the safe rooms where the missing miners could be alive. >> the plan is for two teams to go underground and visit both refuge chambers. >> reporter: to ensure that the air remains safe, nitrogen is being pumped into the mines to newly trallize toxic gas. they are also trying to remove the bodies of the confirmed dead. >> i believe the families are relieved knowing that this process is starting, which the end will be near. >> reporter: early on thursday, explosive levels of gas forced rescue teams to end their search and turn back. they were within 500 feet of a rescue room. >> we committed to the families that we wanted to get into the chambers within 96 hours, and we're trying to do everything in our power to do that. >> reporter: some family members haven't left the wa
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Apr 2, 2010 12:00pm EDT
driver of the car stayed at the scene pgh >>> a virginia teenager has been accused of trying to kill her father with poison punch. prince william county police say the 17th years old put a household cleaner in a gallon of fruit punch and then returned it to the refrigerator. the teen also is charged with destruction of property after she allegedly stabbed furniture. police say no one was florida. >> we have the latest in dc's mass shooting investigation. according to police they're desperately looking for a 4th suspect. in tuesday's deadly shooting. the rampage left four dead and five others florida. police call it the worst shooting in washington dc in more than 15 years. investigators think it all began nearly two weeks ago with another shooting over a missing bracelet. three suspects are already in custody. one of the suspects is 14 years old. we're told that he walked away from a juvenile correction's facility just hours before the shooting. a man who knows the teenager spoke with audrey barns and calls the youth detention system just a revolving door. >> once they leave the
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Apr 14, 2010 4:00am EDT
attacking a woman in alexandria, virginia. it happened on monday night east of the king street metro stop. officers say the man grabbed think victim and threatened her with a box cutter. he forced her to an alley and raped the 22-year-old woman. >>> we say good morning to howard bernstein. do i need my umbrella. >> no but you need patience. you can see the showers from yesterday pulling away. we have a dense fog advisory in affect north and west of town. west of 95, you are in the dense fog advisory and some visibilities are down to zero in martinsburg, frederick, gaithersburg. parts of montgomery, fairfax, loudoun, frederick counties, really patchy dense fog there. give yourself a little extra time. temperatures up north have dropped in the 30s. that helped to squeeze out the moisture. mid-30s in martinsburg. 48 at national. today we are looking at the morning fog but partly to mostly sunny. nicer than yesterday but cool with temperatures low to mid- 60s south. >>> all right. so far so good outside. don't have to deal with the nuclear security summit this morning. that's probably th
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Apr 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
west virginia mine as supporters held a candlelight vigil tonight, they're finally getting closer. the rescue crews are getting closer into the mine. possibly in the next few hours. the plan is to send down six different search teams. what has been holding up the effort is the task of removing dangerous gases from the mine shaft and pumping in air that is safe to breathe. it's been a tough wait for anxious relatives. >> everybody is in shock and hoping that he is one of the one or the four that comes out of there, you know. >> monday's massive explosion killed 25. rescue teams hope the missing miners got to one of the emergency chambers stuck with food, water and oxygen that could last four days. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell has apologized for failing to mention slavery when he declared april to be confederate month. he called slavery evil and inhumane and calling it the cause of the civil war. nonetheless, his proclamation of the confederate history month has stirred up debate in his state. >> not everything needs to be remembered. it was very painful, unpleasant part of t
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Apr 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the traffic is moving through the area. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell says he is pleased with the general assembly's one- day special session. yesterday 90% of his budget amendment made it through the house and the senate. and that includes restrictions on abortion funding, and a hike in speeding fines. but the proposal for cuts in funding for at-risk teens and cuts for public radio and television stations were not approved. >>> in maryland, state senator ulysses currie is under investigation for the use of his campaign account. the maryland board of elections ask think state prosecutor to see if the prince georges county democrat improperly used $53,000 for non-campaign use. currie is the chairman of the maryland budget and taxation committee. >>> passengers stranded at dulles airport because of the icelandic volcano are finally getting a chance to come home because this morning united airlines had a flight in london that departed on time at 9:30. and late yesterday, the first flight from london to bwi marshall airport in six days actually touched down. passengers were happy
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Apr 25, 2010 11:00pm EDT
today for the 29 victims at that west virginia mine explosion, the president telling miners that he hopes to make their jobs safer. he ordered a broad review of coal mines and safety records. >> all that hard work, all that hardship, all the time spent underground. >> we are told it could be months before investigators can get inside to determine what caused the april 5th blast. >> the president met with billy graham. it is the president's first meeting with the 91-year-old graham. he has councilled a lot of past presidents beginning with president eisenhower. he gave the president two bibles. one for the president and one for the first lady. >>> tough arizona immigration law. thousands of protestors rallied today outside of arizona's capital. some say it will lead to harassment of people that just look hispanic. the law prohibits the use of race or nationality as the sole basis for an immigration check. arizona has an estimated 360,000 illegal immigrants and the state has the most illegal border crossings. >>> still ahead on 9news now this sunday night. big crowd at the mall to cel
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Apr 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
charles houston rec center in alexandria. that's where her virginia friends. that's monday night at 7:00. they are all going to get together. >> what about jones, what is his status. >> he's in the hospital but he is detained and being held without bail as the charges against him move forward. >> thank you. >>> police are trying to sort out what happened on decatur street today in a petworth neighborhood of northwest dc. neighbors called 911 to report a woman had been dragged in to a house screaming by her hair. and another neighbor reported a shot fired. a swat watt team surrounded the house and when they got people to come out they found no -- no guns or injuries. >> i have a young child that i don't allow to go outside unless we are with her and i really wanted to move in to a kid friendly neighborhood but i see evidently this isn't. >> reporter: neighbors have been reporting a lot of men coming in and out the back door of the house at all hours and many women inside. the advisory neighborhood commissioner complains of prostitution in the neighborhood and is urging police to crackd
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Apr 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
west virginia mine explosion is having on mines in virginia. >>> plus, officers beating a teenager in college park, maryland. it is caught on tape. what police are saying about what happened. >>> right now our focus on maryland's weather and traffic. here's howard. >> good morning. maryland fairly quiet. as we look at doppler hd. a couple of sprinkles in and around the cumberland area. however, we will show you what is happening with the forecast throughout the day. at 9:00 this morning we are looking at temperatures 40s and 50s. 40sin oakland. 50 everywhere else. then to the lunch hour, everybody will have a chance of showers. 50s to near 60 in southern maryland and in the 50s near 60 with showers off and on through the afternoon. 6:09. angie has a look at the maryland commute. >> the traffic is from our own howard bernstein. look at this live shot. he traveled this this morning. 109 and 385. apparently these drivers will have to share a lane because we have this manure in the road. not only are they sharing a lane they are, as howard mentioned, holding their nose. east west highway
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Apr 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
and is the accused shooter in the attack in ft. hood, texas. >>> police in fairfax county, virginia are looking for burglars who are walking away with stolen goods in front of neighbors. they say they have hit 17 units at the kingstown apartment complex. witnesses say when people were seen leaving with large items like flat screen tvs they just thought the men were movers. >>> four students who were imgrants completed a trail of dreams yesterday. they walked 1500-miles from miami to dc. they want president obama to issue an executive order stopping the detention and deportation of students until reform legislation is passed. >>> scientists unlock a key to learning whether a breast cancer survivor may develop a more serious form of the disease. that story is coming up. >>> a wild weather swing is in the northeast blanketed by snow. we have our own coming. here's howard. >>> the system will pull away and that means improving conditions for us. details are ahead when 9 news now returns. this stuff ether) really works! >>> this is jerricho , vermont where they are shoveling out 20 inche
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Apr 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
virginia. the corporation ceo appeared with them today to make the big announcement. joining us live from falls church with the details. >> reporter: well, i'm here in fairview park, because this is one of the locations that sources tell us one of two locations, being considered at least two. there is still a mystery about this. they have about 30,000 employees in virginia. and moving to and from their headquarters, only bringing about 300 jobs. it's not so much about jobs but about the mite and the influence that this company will bring. >> this is a very exciting step for our company. and we're looking forward to being a part of this community. >> reporter: at a news conference at the company's offices, the ceo thanked all three jurisdictions. the dc maryland and virginia for the energetic competition for the company's headquarters. >> so we didn't make it easy. but the governor and his team stepped right up to all the challenges that we have put forward. >> reporter: governor bob mcdonald was able to offer them about $12 million in the cash incentives from the government opportunity fu
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